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Adjective: caesarean  si'zeh-ree-un
  1. Relating to abdominal delivery
    - cesarean [N. Amer], cesarian [N. Amer], caesarian
Noun: caesarean  si'zeh-ree-un
  1. The delivery of a foetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)
    - cesarean delivery [N. Amer], caesarean delivery, caesarian delivery, cesarean section [N. Amer], cesarian section [N. Amer], caesarean section, caesarian section, C-section, cesarean [N. Amer], cesarian [N. Amer], caesarian, abdominal delivery
Adjective: Caesarean  si'zeh-ree-un
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: Cesarean)
  1. Of or relating to or in the manner of Julius Caesar
    - Caesarian, Cesarean [N. Amer]

Derived forms: caesareans

Type of: delivery, obstetrical delivery

Encyclopedia: Caesarean